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Location:
Manassas, VA
Salary:
88,000
Posted:
April 20, 2020

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NICIA ALSTON, SHRM-CP

adcvx2@r.postjobfree.com

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Human Resources Generalist with more than 8 years of HR experience leading the implementation of HR process and program improvements that ensures effective recruitment and workforce retention. Exceptionally skilled in data collection and analysis, employee engagement, policies and procedures, and complex employee relations. High level of emotional intelligence that is utilized to drive outcomes. Seasoned journalist that provides clear and concise communication in a highly effective manner. AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Human Resources Operations • Talent Acquisition • Employee Relations • Talent Management Training & Development • Critical Evaluation • Compliance/Policy Development • People Analytics • Performance Management • Communication

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

The HSC Health Care System, Washington, DC • December 2017 – present Non-profit multi-disciplinary health care system for children with 700 employees. Human Resources Generalist

Responsible for coordinating and managing employee relations, and engagement initiatives throughout the System. Assists in the development and administration of HR policies and procedures. Serves as a liaison for employee relations issues throughout the System. Performs investigations when necessary. Key Highlights:

• Supports the implementation of key strategic plans such as: new performance evaluation program, revision of Employee Handbook and HR policies, employee engagement survey, and leadership development.

• Provides individualized support to leaders and managers in the areas of: performance management, compensation, retention strategies and employee development.

• Demonstrates consistently exceptional writing and investigative abilities by conducting employee investigations.

• Successfully implemented E-Verify and assisted with the completion of a system-wide I-9 audit.

• Manages and ensures completion of 90-day introductory evaluations for newly hired and promoted employees.

• Effectively provides guidance to managers with employee relations, counseling and terminations.

• Independently prepares employee separation notices and related documents.

• Provides critical management support for all employee terminations within the system.

• Ensures staff have the tools needed to remain safe in the field by creating a Field Safety Guide for Care Managers.

• Exhibited critical evaluation skills with the development and implementation of new employee assistance programs: Leave Donation, Relocation Assistance, and Emergency Fund.

• Efficiently complete annual EEOC reports for the System.

• Exemplified operational excellence by creating SOPs, conducting internal audits and improving the customer service and efficiency within the department.

ARS Rescue Rooter/McCarthy Services, Lorton, VA • June 2017 – December 2017 Network of plumbing, and home and commercial heating and air conditioning businesses with 5,000 employees nationwide.

Human Resources Generalist (6 month contract)

Sole HR representative on site responsible for recruitment, and implementing staff development and engagement initiatives. Served as the point of contact for personnel matters. Key Highlights:

• Developed and coached managers for success by advising on personnel matters. 2 P a g e

• Successfully supported the leadership team with the development of engagement initiatives and staff development opportunities.

• Developed a career-pathing program to increase employee retention and engagement.

• Implemented a system to ensure personnel files met compliance standards.

• Transitioned I-9 documentation from deficient to 100% compliant. BITS, Inc., Herndon, VA • June 2016 – June 2017

A SBA 8(a) Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) providing enterprise-wide IT solutions and Project Management.

Human Resources Manager

Responsible for managing talent acquisition, payroll, benefits administration and employee relations. Served as the onsite point of contact for personnel matters and business operations. Key Highlights:

• Developed and coached a team of recruiters for success.

• Successfully implemented E-Verify.

• Thoroughly researched and negotiated the best benefits package for the company’s workforce.

• Implemented a system to ensure personnel files met compliance standards.

• Successfully completed audits for HR systems and processes.

• Created and implemented a career pathing program. C-SPAN, Washington, DC• August 2015 – June 2016

A cable and satellite television network created by the cable television industry as a nonprofit public service. Its 300 employees support programming on public affairs and proceedings of the United States federal government. Producer

Responsible for coordinating, writing and producing live televised coverage of events surrounding the 2016 presidential race.

Key Highlights:

• Demonstrated exceptional time management to ensure programming met set timing expectations.

• Led a team of reporters, field producers, and camera operators through live events.

• Successfully wrote and produced more than 1000 hours of live programming. WJLA-TV-NewsChannel 8, Arlington, VA• January 2007 – August 2015 ABC affiliated television network covering local news and political events. The station has 250 employees, and is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation. Senior Producer

Responsible for coordinating, writing and producing local news and specialty political programming. Key Highlights:

• Demonstrated exceptional time management to ensure programming met set timing expectations.

• Led a team of anchors reporters, field producers, and camera operators through live breaking news.

• Successfully wrote and produced more than 10,000 hours of live programming.

• Ensured performance excellence was received from a team of writers and associate producers. Interfolio, Washington, DC• August 2006 – December 2007 An academic faculty management software and higher education technology company that provides software to assist shared governance processes and faculty activity tracking tools to assist with institutional accreditation and reporting. Human Resources Administrator

Responsible for implementing HR processes to the startup and supporting the HR manager and company Founder. Key Highlights:

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• Successfully researched and implemented an HRIS system (PeopleSoft).

• Demonstrated exceptional support to the HR Manager with benefits administration.

• Implemented and introduced numerous policies and procedures.

• Ensured 100% compliance with federal, state, and local laws. University of Tampa, Tampa, FL• May 2002 – May 2006 A private co-educational university with more than 400 employees in Tampa, Florida. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Human Resources Assistant

Responsible for assisting HR department staff with employment processes and payroll. Key Highlights:

• Provided exceptional support to a team of 10 HR staff.

• Successfully coordinated more than 40 new hire orientations.

• Displayed exceptional customer service by accurately addressing and routing employee questions and concerns.

• Assisted with the writing and development of a new employee handbook. EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

University of Tampa • Tampa, FL

SHRM-CP Certification

SHRM People Analytics Specialty Credential (In Progress) AFFILIATIONS

Society of Human Resources Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS

ADP Workforce • PeopleSoft• UltiPro • Taleo • HR Acuity • DocStor • HealthStream • Microsoft Office



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